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Access to Science

A woman and two children looking at tanks with insects inside. 

Select Dates, Monthly, 9-11 a.m

Visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds. You can visit with the dinosaurs, explore our signature and special exhibits and wander through the dioramas at your own pace.


To ensure a calm, positive experience for all guests, preregistration is required. While same-day registration is available onsite, we strongly recommend reserving your ticket in advance due to the popularity of this program.


If you would like to attend, please contact our Visitor Services Department at 215-299-1060 or AccessToScience@ansp.org. Please provide the following information: contact name, email, phone, total number of attendees and the number and ages of any children.


Out of an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 pandemic, we apologize that we are unable to offer a Quiet Room at this time.

Upcoming Access to Science Dates:

  • Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Sunday, March 7, 2021
  • Sunday, April 18, 2021
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Saturday, June 26, 2021